FreeBSD : libxine -- format string vulnerability (3bc5691e-38dd-11da-92f5-020039488e34)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21415


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Gentoo Linux Security Advisory reports :

Ulf Harnhammar discovered a format string bug in the routines handling CDDB server response contents.

An attacker could submit malicious information about an audio CD to a public CDDB server (or impersonate a public CDDB server). When the victim plays this CD on a multimedia frontend relying on xine-lib, it could end up executing arbitrary code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21415

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3bc5691e38dd11da92f5020039488e34.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxine, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/10/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2967